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WA6-V Hard Disk/Floppy Controller Settings and Configuration






KIMPSION INTERNATIONAL

WA6-V

Data bus: 16-bit, ISA

Size: Full-length, half-height card

Hard drives supported: Two MFM ST506/412 drives

Floppy drives supported: Two 360KB, 720KB, 1.2MB, or 1.44MB

Sector interleave: 1:1

Maximum heads/cyl.: 16 heads and 2048 cylinders

CONNECTIONS

Function

Location

4-pin connector-drive active LED

CN1

20-pin data cable connector-drive 1

CN2

20-pin data cable connector-drive 0

CN3

34-pin control cable connector-hard drive

CN4

34-pin data cable connector-floppy drive

CN7

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Location

Setting

Hard drive port address is 1F0-1F7h

JP5

pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Hard drive port address is 170-177h

JP5

pins 1 & 2 closed

Floppy drive port address is 3F0-3F7h

JP6

pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Floppy drive port address is 370-377h

JP6

pins 1 & 3 closed

Bracket ground option not used

JP8

open

 

Connects bracket to board ground

JP8

closed

Pre-compensation set at 125ns.

JP9

open

 

Pre-compensation set at 187ns.

JP9

closed

Single-speed floppy drive supported

JP10

open

 

Dual-speed floppy drive supported

JP10

closed

MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICAL NOTES

Notes: Do not combine single- and dual-speed floppy drives on the same controller card.

There is no on-board BIOS format program. You must use software to low-level your drives.

This controller is compatible with the Western Digital WD1006V-MM2.








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